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MonaLisa Touch

Improve Your Vaginal Health

Many women suffer from common side effects of menopause, including hot flashes and night sweats. However, most women are reluctant to talk about the more invisible and private symptoms like vaginal itching, burning, and dryness, which can profoundly impact their daily lives and intimate relationships. The MonaLisa Touch uses advanced laser technology to provide relief for the uncomfortable symptoms caused by genitourinary syndrome of menopause, or GSM.

How Does the MonaLisa Touch Procedure Work?

The MonaLisa Touch uses a C02 fractional laser to relieve some of the most common symptoms of genitourinary syndrome of menopause. Although the MonaLisa Touch uses technology similar to facial rejuvenation lasers, it is specially designed to stimulate new collagen production in the vaginal walls. As the cells are revitalized, blood flow and lubrication in the area are improved to restore natural functions. If vaginal dryness, itching, painful sexual intercourse or urination are affecting your life, the MonaLisa Touch can help alleviate the symptoms of GSM without causing pain or inconvenient side effects.

What to Expect During MonaLisa Touch Treatments

MonaLisa Touch laser vaginal revitalization is an outpatient procedure that is performed in a doctor's office. The laser application itself lasts less than five minutes! Three or four appointments spaced about one month apart are usually recommended, but many patients will begin to notice results immediately following the first session. Laser vaginal revitalization is not painful, but an anesthetic cream can be applied to reduce any discomfort experienced during the procedure. Patients should avoid sexual activity for a few days following the procedure, but can otherwise resume their normal routines without experiencing any downtime.

Contact Southwest Ohio Urogynecolgy today to learn more about how the MonaLisa Touch can help improve your vaginal health!

(937) 436-9825

MonaLisa Touch FAQ

The MonaLisa Touch is an innovative laser designed to treat vaginal atrophy and symptoms like vaginal dryness, itching and burning that are caused by hormonal changes. The MonaLisa Touch uses minimally invasive laser technology to rehydrate the vaginal walls and restore their natural function. The MonaLisa Touch safely stimulates new collagen production to help reverse vaginal atrophy and alleviate discomfort caused by hormonal changes.

Hormonal changes are a natural part of life. When estrogen deficiencies or vaginal atrophy occur because of menopause, breastfeeding, hysterectomies, or cancer treatments, many women experience uncomfortable side effects. The minimally invasive MonaLisa Touch procedure can effectively stimulate new collagen production and alleviate symptoms like vaginal dryness, itching, irritation and pain during intercourse to improve the quality of your life.

If you are a woman with vaginal atrophy or laxity caused by hormonal changes, and are experiencing symptoms like vaginal dryness, itching or pain, especially during intercourse, the MonaLisa Touch can help. The MonaLisa Touch procedure is an ideal treatment for women who don't want to undergo risky hormone replacement therapy or major surgery, but want relief from their symptoms. The MonaLisa Touch procedure is minimally invasive and can greatly enhance your quality of life and sexual wellbeing without dangerous side effects. Remember, no one can advise you better about MonaLisa Touch and your treatment options than your doctor.

The MonaLisa Touch treatment is performed using a special CO2 fractional laser, specifically designed for this type of application. The procedure is carried out in a medical practice and usually does not require anesthesia. The laser application itself lasts less than five minutes! Typically, three treatments are needed over the course of 12 weeks to deliver the best results.

No, the procedure does not usually require anesthetic. However, if a patient prefers, an anesthetic cream can be applied prior to treatment to help reduce discomfort.

Every procedure carries some minimal risks. However, MonaLisa Touch is a minimally invasive procedure performed under the supervision of a medical professional.

The MonaLisa Touch helps alleviate symptoms related to estrogen deficiencies and vaginal atrophy, a widespread problem among pre-and post-menopausal women. By stimulating collagen production in the vaginal walls, the treatment can restore the vagina's function and eliminate troublesome itching, irritation and pain, which often become particularly acute during intercourse. As a result, patients feel more comfortable and their intimate relationships are enhanced.

Since laser vaginal revitalization is minimally invasive, patients can return home to recover following the procedure. Patients should refrain from sexual activity for two or three days following treatment, but can otherwise resume their normal routines. Your doctor will give you specific recommendations to ensure a speedy recovery.

Most patients report a reduction in symptoms such as dryness, burning, itching and pain during intercourse, which substantially improves their quality of life. Though three sessions are recommended, patients will start to notice results after the first treatment.